HMS Termagant (R89)
|Ordered:||14 March 1941|
|Builder:||William Denny and Brothers, Dumbarton|
|Laid down:||25 November 1941|
|Launched:||22 March 1943|
|Commissioned:||8 October 1943|
|Fate:||Arrived for scrapping on 5 November 1965|
|Notes:||Pennant number: R89 (later F189)|
|Badge:||On a field White, a shrew mouse proper.|
|Class & type:||T-class destroyer|
|Displacement:||1,710 long tons (1,737 t) - 1,730 long tons (1,758 t) (standard nominal)
1,780 long tons (1,809 t) - 1,810 long tons (1,839 t) (actual)
2,505 long tons (2,545 t) - 2,545 long tons (2,586 t) (deep load)
|Length:||339 ft 6 in (103.48 m) pp
362 ft 9 in (110.57 m) oa
|Beam:||35 ft 8 in (10.87 m)|
|Draught:||14 ft 2 in (4.32 m)|
|Propulsion:||2 shaft Parsons geared turbines
2 Admiralty 3-drum boilers
|Speed:||36.75 knots (42.29 mph; 68.06 km/h)|
|Class & type:||Type 16 frigate|
|Displacement:||1,800 long tons (1,800 t) standard
2,300 long tons (2,300 t) full load
|Length:||362 ft 9 in (110.57 m) o/a|
|Beam:||37 ft 9 in (11.51 m)|
|Draught:||14 ft 6 in (4.42 m)|
|Propulsion:||2 × Admiralty 3-drum boilers
Steam turbines, 40,000 shp
|Speed:||32 knots (37 mph; 59 km/h) full load|
HMS Termagant (R89) was a T-class destroyer of the Royal Navy that saw service during the Second World War. She was built by William Denny and Brothers, of Dumbarton and launched on 22 March 1943. She was later converted to a Type 16 fast anti-submarine frigate, with the new pennant number F189. In 1953 she took part in the Fleet Review to celebrate the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II.
Termagant was sold for scrapping in 1965 to Arnott Young, Dalmuir.
- Souvenir Programme, Coronation Review of the Fleet, Spithead, 15th June 1953, HMSO, Gale and Polden
- Colledge, J. J.; Warlow, Ben (2006) . Ships of the Royal Navy: The Complete Record of all Fighting Ships of the Royal Navy (Rev. ed.). London: Chatham Publishing. ISBN 978-1-86176-281-8. OCLC 67375475.
- Raven, Alan; Roberts, John (1978). War Built Destroyers O to Z Classes. London: Bivouac Books. ISBN 0-85680-010-4.
- Whitley, M. J. (1988). Destroyers of World War 2. Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press. ISBN 0-87021-326-1.
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